Thailand’s PTTGC to shut I-4 No 1 cracker mid-Nov for repairs
05 November 2012 02:41 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) plans to shut its 515,000 tonne/year mixed-feed I-4 No 1 cracker at Map Ta Phut in mid-November for 24 days of repairs to fix quench oil-related mechanical issues, a company official said on Monday.
“We will shut the cracker in mid-November for 24 days for repairs,” the official said.
The cracker has been operating at a reduced 70% capacity since 29 October, down from the previous 85% because of the mechanical issue.
The company’s other 400,000 tonne/year I-4 No 2 ethane cracker at Map Ta Phut is currently operating at 95-100% capacity, versus 90-100% capacity earlier in the previous week, the official said.By: Helen Lee+65 6780 4359
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